SCO Unix denies users from logging in
|sco-passwd-deny (542)||Low Risk|
SCO Unix could deny legitimate users from logging in. This is caused by a vulnerability in the /bin/passwd command.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- CERT Advisory CA-1993-08: SCO /bin/passwd Vulnerability.
- CVE-1999-1162: Vulnerability in passwd in SCO UNIX 4.0 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service by preventing users from being able to log into the system.
- OSVDB ID: 7630: SCO UNIX passwd Utility Login DoS
- SCO SCO Unix
May 24, 1993
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